Smart Dust: Communicating with a Cubic-Millimeter Computer

  title={Smart Dust: Communicating with a Cubic-Millimeter Computer},
  author={B. Warneke and M. Last and Brian Liebowitz and K. Pister},
D ecreasing computing device size, increased connectivity, and enhanced interaction with the physical world have characterized com-puting's history. Recently, the popularity of small computing devices, such as handheld computers and cell phones, burgeoning Internet growth, and the diminishing size and cost of sensors— especially transistors—have accelerated these trends. The emergence of small computing elements, with sporadic connectivity and increased interaction with the environment… Expand
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